California Coast Jobs – Student Program

Website California Coastal Commission

Job Description:

The Coastal Commission is seeking motivated individuals to assist in projects involving coastal ecology, coastal policy, and their intersection. The position will involve directly working with Commission ecologists on projects that involve coastal ecology and biology. There is no stipend available at this time; however the position offers valuable job experience in several areas including: environmentally sensitive coastal habitats and species; terrestrial, wetland, and marine ecology; restoration science; climate change impacts, mitigation, and adaptation; and renewable energy, to name a few. Several past interns have applied for and obtained external grant/scholarship funds, including through their universities, to provide support during their internship.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of the Coastal Act, CEQA and NEPA, terrestrial and marine habitats, and some experience with experimental design, ecological restoration, and/or monitoring is desirable. Persons with the following education and/or work experience would be preferred: biological or ecological research, environmental science, biological restoration and monitoring, experimental design, or related fields. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and be proficient using a computer. The successful candidate(s) will demonstrate strong analytical skills and the ability to research and interpret coastal natural resource issues. Strong writing and speaking skills, and the ability to work as a team member are critical.

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate students in a college or university of recognized standing studying ecology, biology, environmental science, environmental planning, environmental policy, or a related field.

Job Details:

Company: California Coastal Commission

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Oakland, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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